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NBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
of an ancient stream on mars. >>> and circular sensation. new york city makes plans for the world's largest ferris new york city makes plans for the world's largest ferris wheel. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with the red line. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has told the united nations that the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal of stopping that from happening but so far it has refused to set an ultimatum. nbc's danielle leigh reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears about iran's nuclear program, israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day after iran's president mahmoud amadinejad spoke, he netanyahu delivered an ultimatum. >> a red line should be drawn right here before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
: thanks, good evening from new york city. barack obama came to the u.n. primarily, of course, as president, but also as a candidate in a tough reelection fight. president obama aimed his u.n. speech at american voters and at most muslims who he said do not hate. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: the u.s. diplomat who loved libya, but who was murdered there. his u.s. consulate in benghazi burned. >> there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. there is no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. >> reporter: there was no sympathy from the president. but he called for a deeper look into the root causes of anti-u.s. muslim rioting, and demanded that muslim leaders do more now. >> it is time to marginalize those who even when not directly resorting to violence use hatred of mercator west or israel as the central organizing prine iie of politics. >> reporter: iran's president, ahmadinejad yesterday called for the elimination of israel. >> make no mistake, a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be containe
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >>> and finally, the big apple is planning to add another big tourist attraction. there it is. new york city officials release an artist rendering of a 625 foot ferris wheel. it will overlook the city skyline from staten island and carry over 1400 passengers at a time at a cost of $230 million, the ride is expected to be the largest in the world and is slated to begin turning in 2015. >>> and now for a look at your national weather, we turn to bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. good morning to you, bill. we're going to add a new segment. you have to tell us the weather that high up. to a niche audience. >> a little bit windier. >> i would imagine so. happy friday. >> happy friday you to. a little rainy throughout new england this morning. actually improve over the weekend. it's going to rain, let it happen on a friday, work and school day. the weekend will clear out a little bit. the rain is heaviest now moving through the hudson valley of new york, just north of new york city and pushing through the birkshires and central connecticut. down towards philadelphia and d.c., ther
CBS
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
to peace. here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. partly sunny in new york. 72 degrees. miami a few thunderstorms, 88. mostly sunny in chicago, 66. partly sunny in dallas, 94. 83 in los angeles. let's check your national forecast. rain expected for much of the northeast and mid-atlantic states. scattered showers and thunderstorms will extend along the ohio valley and central plains. some of those storms can be severe along the ohio river. upper midwest and great lakes area cool and pleasant. west coast and south will be fair and pleasant as well. in sports this morning less than a week to go in baseball's regular season, in the tightest divisional race in the american league central the chicago white sox and detroit tigers entering wednesday's action. tied for first. chicago hosting cleveland. top of the eighth inning, the indians, first homer of the year to put cleveland up 6-4. that's the final score. detroit can take sole position of first place. tigers trail kansas city 4-1. after a solo shot in the fourth detroit comes back. bottom half of the frame, two00
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
o there. we got data from the 20 biggest cities in the country. and home prices are posting the strongest gains since 2007. in the first seven months of this year, prices in those cities have gone up nearly 6%. on top of that, some of the biggest gains in value, are coming at the low end of the housing market. that means the less expensive homes, hit hardest by the downturn. we're not out of the woods just yet. prices are still down 30%, compared to before the recession. but every improvement helps boost homeowners' defeconfidenc. that makes them more likely to start spending again. some reasons to be encourage, josh. >> cautious optimism, if nothing else. >>> also, those folks are going to have more money in their pocket because they are saving at the gas station. aaa reported that prices have dropped again. the average is $3.80. >>> wall street had the biggest drop in two years. thousands of protesters slashing with police in spain. severe budget cuts and tax increases being imposed by the spanish government. >>> breaking overnight, two more american soldiers have been kil
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
in the healthy hunger free kids act of 2010. >>> teenage girls in new york city will soon be able to get the plan "b" emergency contraception pill at their high schools and without their parents' consent. it's often referred to as the morning after pill. the city's department of education says girls as young as 14 will be able to get it as part of a pilot program at 13 public schools. parents have been notified about the pilot program and how their daughters can opt out of it. the city says it supports the idea because about 7,000 girls get pregnant by the time they're 17. new york city schools already distribute free condoms to students. >>> today is todd akin's last chance to withdraw from the race for senate in missouri. the republican congressman is vowing to continue on in his campaign. gop leaders have asked him to pull out of the race after he angered millions of people about mments about pregnancies caused by rape. akin is looking to defeat incumbent claire mcaskill. she's ahead in most polls. >>> the navy will honor the late astronaut neil armstrong by naming a research vessel in his hon
PBS
Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
- leaning city in a critical swing state. >> ifill: plus stuart rothenberg and susan page take us inside the strategy behind the message. >> woodruff: then, from syria, bill neely reports on the stalemate in the city of homs, as government troops target rebel bastions. >> one-and-a-half years after it began and the battle for this city and for syria grinds on relentlessly. the bombardment of hommes. the war here is as intense as ever. >> ifill: as world leaders gather in new york for the annual meeting of the united nations general assembly. margaret warner gives us a preview. >> woodruff: will new genetic findings reshape the treatment of breast cancer? we ask dr. harold varmus, head of the national cancer institute. >> ifill: and ray suarez kicks off american graduate week with a conversation with three now- successful people who know exactly what it's like to want to drop out of high school. >> sometimes we give up on kids too soon. sometimes we want to teach to the test instead of teaching to transform. sometimes that comes from top-down policies. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonigh
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> good morning, josh. really big news for so many folks out there. we got data from the 20 biggest cities in the country. and it's good news to tell you this morning. home prices have posted the strongest gains since 2005, seven years ago before the recession. in the first seven months of this year, prices in those cities have gone up nearly 6%. on top of that, some of the biggest gains in value are coming at the low end of the housing market. that means the less expensive homes, hit hardest by the downturn. we're not out of the woods just yet. a few miles left to go. prices are still down 30%, compared to before the recession. but every improvement helps boost homeowners' confidence. that makes them a lot more likely to start spending money again. some reasons to be encouraged, josh. >> cautious optimism, if nothing else. thank you far that, rob. >>> also, those folks are going to have more money in their pocket because they are saving at the gas station. overnight, aaa reported that gas prices have dropped again. national average is now $3.80 per gallon. >>> despite that good news, wall
CBS
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
the holy city of qom where iran is enriching uranium to a 20% level of purity, one step away from the 90% needed to build a bomb. according to the latest report by u.n. inspectors, iran has about 200 pounds of 20% uranium. roughly two-thirds of what it would need to build one nuclear device. at the current rate of enrichment, iran would have enough 20% uranium for one bomb in about ten months. or as netanyahu told the u.n., by next spring or summer. after that it would take just a few months more to enrich the uranium to the 90% bomb-grade level. netanyahu said iran's nuclear program must be stopped before then. >> before iran gets to a point where it's a few months away or a few weeks away from amassing enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: as defense secretary panetta told norah o'donnell earlier this month, the u.s. has a different red line. >> when they make the decision to go ahead and build a nuclear weapon, that for us is a red line. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence does not believe iran has made that decision yet. but netanyahu said it is too dangerous to r
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
. that means 80s bayside, 70s at the coast. we'll tell you if your city is slated to hit the triple digits this weekend coming up. >>> and we're trading the money for a trip across the bridge. at the toll plaza, a new incident reported. i'll give you the latest when we come back. >>> taking the latest live look outside, hp pavilion. boy, the sharks need to get back and play. when will the sharks hit the ice? it's thursday, september 27th. this is "today in the bay." >>> good thursday morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cangarcia-cann >> and i'm jon kelley. we start this morning with a developing story from the world of pig skin. that's right, the nfl finally getting a deal done to bring pro football refs back outonto the field and no count a welcome amount of news for the nfl. the teams and the fans have been screaming in agony watching replacement refs for weeks. not really looking very good. christie smith is live in oakland and she has all the welcome details. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. you know we're out here by a coffee shop in o
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
-for-hire. >> uh, shocked. >> reporter: police in plant city, florida, arrested the 55-year-old high school social studies teacher during school thursday, after he allegedly attempted to hire an out-of-state hitman to take out a fellow teacher, robert meredith. >> very strange. very disconcerting. something like that. >> reporter: overnight, meredith told our tampa affiliate through his front door, he doesn't know why pepe would want him dead. >> never scuffles or words exchanged? never? >> never. >> reporter: police say they were tipped off about the plot in august, when the man pepe thought he was hiring to kill his colleague, instead, called investigators. >> it had moved beyond just a fixation, to the point where he believed there was actual danger. that's when he notified law enforcement. >> reporter: plant city police called the fbi that taped phone calls. in one recording made two weeks ago, pepe allegedly told the officer he, quote, had an issue he might need taken care of. pepe allegedly told the agent he would be willing to pay $2,000. but when the agent tried to arrange a meeting, pepe
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:30am PDT
, let us get to the news live here at 5:30 a.m. at 30 rock in the center of new york city. we do begin with new developments out of libya. the a.p. reporting the u.s. state department is pulling more staffers out of its embassy in the capital of tripoli over security fears. the move is expected to be temporary until the security situation improves. the embassy was already operating with limited staff following the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that left four americans dead. it is now been 17 days since that attack. sources say fbi agents sent to investigate the murders still have not been able to visit the actual scene of the crime due to security concerns. secretary of defense leon panetta yesterday said there was no doubt terrorists were responsible. >> as we determined the details of what took place there and how that attack took place that it became clear that there were terrorists who had planned that attack. and that's when i came to that conclusion as, again, as to who was involved, what specific groups were involved, i think the investigation that is on going.
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: thousands of demonstrators stood outside the united nations in new york city, holding signs that read liberty and shouting out against iran. inside iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad did not mention his nation's nuclear program, but accused the u.s. and israel of being bullies. >> translator: the threat by the zionists to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> reporter: the comments prompted harsh words from israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu as he headed to the u.s. for a speech of his own. they fear iran is building a nuclear weapon, and netanyahu has threatened military force. president obama pushed for a peaceful noregotiation. >> we had to make a statement today. the obama administration did make a statement. we're not going to listen to him anymore. >> reporter: nicholas burns called ahmadinejad's slurs more of the same rhetoric. he blamed the west for a bad economy. accused the candidates of ignore the 99%. >> translator: we believe those who spend hundreds of millions of dollars on election campaigns
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 4:00pm PDT
't been able to get to the city? >> reporter: they say the f.b.i. investigation needs to play out. there are no f.b.i. agents on the ground in benghazi because the security situation is too ten us on. the chairman of homeland security it smacks of a pre-9/11 mind set. >> one thing we learned back on september 11th, no longer assume these are criminal matters, they are terrorists, terrorist attacks. >> reporter: and late today the democrats on the senate foreign relations committee sent this to the deputy secretary of state. for more information on the attacks and security arrangements neither the u.s. or libyan government had intelligence prior to the attacks. >> shep: the leader of israel delivered a warning to the world only months remain to stop iran from developing a nuclear bomb. benjamin netanyahu spoke this afternoon. his comments come one day after iran's president addressed the same leaders at the u.n. and today the israeli prime minister warned that iran could enter the final stages of enriching uranium for a potential bomb by next summer. >> ladies and gentlemen the rel
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
. he arrived yesterday in new york city. the first thing he did, he went to sit down not with world leaders but with the ladies of the view. the president will not be sitting down with any world leaders during the u.n. which is extremely rare. last year he had 13 meetings. so critics are accusing the president of putting his reelection efforts ahead of diplomacy but jed white house spokesman jay carney said the president is hosting two receptions for world leaders during the unand he speaks with them on the phone all the time. >> the fact of the matter is the president does not wait for an annual meeting to have consultations with foreign leaders and they will continue. >> reporter: the. is expected to focus -- the president is expected to focus much of his speech today on this man iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. mr. obama will say the u.s. will do what it must to make sure iran will never obtain a nuclear weapon. this comes after ahmadinejad's speech yesterday at the u.n. in which he called israel -- [ no audio ] >> kristin fisher is live near the white house this morning. >
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
take a look at a wet times square in new york city. i'm in chicago this morning, but with us in new york city wh willie geist, our national affairs editor for "new york" magazine andnbit analyst, john heilemann. also former treasury official and "morning joe" economic analyst steve ratner and nbc news chief affairs correspondent and ht of "andrea mitchell reports." >> we have affairs. >> andrea mitchell. aninasto f "the politico playbook," executive executor jim vandehei. of course, willie, we've got a lot to talk about. let's start really quickly with the refs! >> they're back. >> we've got some breaking news. y,'s veryxc bseu, little she's 9 years old. she plays in the soccer league. and the parents have had to ref over the past couple weeks because those guys have gone off to the nfl, but it's taken care of now. >> that's great news. >> drilled down deep. a few hours ago,hel a referees union announced they have reached a tentative agreement that will end the lockout and bring the original -- the regular officiating crews back to the field. and it starts tonight. quick turnaround.
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
what he's like as a debater. >> governor romney, was new york a sanctuary city? >> absolutely. called itself a sanctuary city. in fact, in the welfare reform act president clinton brought forward said they were going to end the sanctuary policy of new york city, the mayor actually brought a suit to maintain its sanctuary city status. >> it's unfortunate, but mitt generally criticizes people in a situation in which he's had far the worst record. for example, in his case, there were six sanctuary cities. he did nothing about them. there was even a sanctuary mansion at his own home, illegal immigrants were being employed. not, not being turned in to anybody or by anyone. >> you're still wearing a red tie, by the way. different tie, though. >> hope so. my wife would be very upset. >> not to debate that particular issue but what's he like as a debater? >> he's a good debater. i think 11 debates i did with him. he didn't lose any of them. a few of them he won. a couple he won really well. i don't remember him ever making a big mistake, the kind of mistake that can live after you which is th
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am PDT
is american leadership? the world has always looked to us as the shining city on the hill. that light looks dimmer. we keep kicking the challenges down the road and hope someone else will deal with it. that time is now ours. this is the greatest generation that left us this nation so prosperous and so free. now it's our turn. they've held the torch alost for the whole world to see. a torch of freedom, opportunity and hope. they're getting fewer and further between, the greatest generation. they can't hold it quite as high as they used to. it's our turn to grab the torch. when i became president -- [ cheers and applause ] -- we're going to do what we have to do, we're going to do what we have to do to get that torch high and very, very bright indeed. we'll make sure and restore the principals this nation was built upon of freedom and opportunity. we'll make sure to restore our economy and put people back to work, get rising takehome pay again. we'll make sure we have a military second to none. i will do those things. i look forward to being the commander in chief to keep this nation strong.
WHUT
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in the iraqi city of tikrit has killed at least a dozen people and freed more than 80 prisoners. reports on the details varied. at a local official told the associated press prisoners had seized weapons from a prison store room, while other sources said militants attacked from the outside. a gun battle reportedly stretched for at least eight hours before authorities regained control. the prison houses inmates with ties to al qaeda, and some were awaiting execution. a gunman opened fire thursday inside a minneapolis sign making business, killing four people and wounding several others before turning the gun on himself. three others were critically wounded. there are reports the shooter was a former employee of the business who had been laid off thursdaearlier in the day. it follows a rash of other mass shootings in u.s. this year, and the latest act of violence involving a shooter with reported financial difficulties. the laid-off worker who killed a former co-worker outside the empire state building in nyc last month was reportedly facing eviction. two weeks before that, a man in college
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
for it. the president arrived in new york city yesterday afternoon and he went straight for a sitdown not with world leaders but with the ladies of the view. in fact, the president will not be sitting down with any world leaders during the u.n. which is extremely rare. last year he had 13 meetings with world leaders during the u.n. so critics are accusing the president of putting his reelection efforts ahead of diplomacy but jay carney pointed out the president is hosting two receptions for world leaders during the u.n. not to mention he speaks with them on the phone all the time. >> the fact of the matter is the president does not wait for an annual meeting to have consultations with foreign leaders and they will continue. >> reporter: the president is expected to focus much of his speech on this man, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. mr. obama says the u.s. will do whatever it takes to make sure iran will never obtain a nuclear weapon. now, the president's speech is going to come just one day after ahmadinejad's speech in which he called israel a nuclear armed fake radio jeep t
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
® rewards. save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. partly sunny in new york. 72 degrees. 88 in miami. 66 in chicago. 94 in there's a. 83 in los angeles. let's check your national forecast. rain expected for much of the northeast and mid-atlantic states. scattered showers and thunderstorms will extend along the ohio valley and central plains. some of those storms can be severe along the ohio river. upper midwest and great lakes area cool and pleasant. south will be fair and pleasant as well. in sports this morning less than a week to go in baseball's regular season, in the tightest divisional race in the american league central the chicago white sox and detroit tigers entering wednesday's action. chicago hosting cleveland. top of the eighth inning, the indians, first homer the year to put cleveland up 6-4. that's the final score. detroit can take sole position of first place. after a solo shot in the fourth detroit comes back. two-run homer. makes it 4-3. later in the inning, austin jackson tie it up here. that's a solo home run. we g
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
. just one degree above from where we were here. new york city at 55 degrees. it's expected to be a dry day, not just here, but if you've got travel plans up to the north. so just a few clouds coming through the area. nice conditions today, going up to a high of 75 degrees around 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 today with skies turning partly sunny. we'll take a look at the four day forecast in a few. >>> let's check some bridges in our area. things are moving quite nicely. let's start with the sousa bridge. as you make your way inbound to the district, outbound as well, nice and clear, very light volume, no accidents to report. over this time to the wilson bridge on my blurry camera. sorry about that. it's still nice and clear. checking travel speeds as well, no issues, nothing slowing you down. in fact, from the wilson bridge to the american legion bridge around the beltway, nice and clear. i'm back in ten. aaron, over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> president obama will address the united nations general assembly today. the white house says he'll discuss several foreign policy issues. this comes
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
? >> two events here in the city, at the glol initiative, talke about amerse the world, then he did an education nation interview with brian, very good. showed the fact that he's a policy guy, that heares about issues. but that mitt romney does t get veryuch attention. and he doesn't put it on display very often. omsfighr.now- the thi heas he has to have people like joe scarborough look at him every day on the trail, every day, every event and say, he's fighting for the party. he's fhting for the country. he's fighting to turn the country around. i don't see that. but if he doesn't bome tt e tbas ghe first debate and i be very hard to keep the party together behind him. >> again, time's running out. october 2nd is early voting in ohio. u've got the first debate coming up. you've got people like karl rove. karl rove every day. and that's the guy i wld be looking at if i wereitt ttt romne but all of us should look at karl rove. what's karl doing with his money? karl knows how to use money in campaigns better than anybody else. i still think the 2004 win, one of the remarkable achievem
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
nominee will hold a rally in the city of derry in just a few hours. meanwhile, vice president biden is in the battleground state of florida. he's going to attend a campaign event in fort myers this morning. on friday he met with seniors at a retirement village in boca raton. >> governor romney's plan goes into effect it can mean that everyone, every one of you, would be paying more on -- taxes on your social security. >> michelle obama is encouraging young voters to get to the polls. like right now. the first lady spoke to college students in iowa friday, urging them to go into nearby early voting booths to cast their ballots. >> you got a whole month to make it happen. a whole month to vote! as i tell my children, don't procrastinate. no procrastination. make it happen. do it today. >> joining me now, political reporter for "the washington post" felicia somnez and white house correspondent for the hill, amy barnes. good morning. >> good morning. >> so, amy, i'm going to start with you. on libya, earlier this week the president said on "the view" that he thought it was an act of ter
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to syria, from saudi arabia to libya. he was known for walking the streets of the cities where he worked -- tasting the local food, meeting as many people as he could, speaking arabic, listening with a broad smile. chris went to benghazi in the early days of the libyan revolution, arriving on a cargo ship. as america's representative, he helped the libyan people as they coped with violent conflict, cared for the wounded, and crafted a vision for the future in which the rights of all libyans would be respected. and after the revolution, he supported the birth of a new democracy, as libyans held elections, and built new institutions, and began to move forward after decades of dictatorship. chris stevens loved his work. he took pride in the country he served, and he saw dignity in the people that he met. and two weeks ago, he traveled to benghazi to review plans to establish a new cultural center and modernize a hospital. that's when america's compound came under attack. along with three of his colleagues, chris was killed in the city that he helped to save. he was 52 years old. i tell you
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am EDT
of the cities where he worked, meeting as many people as he could, speaking arabic, listening with a broad smile. chris went to benghazi in the early days of the libyan revolution, a riding on a cargo ship. as america's representative, we helped the libyan people. as they cared for the wounded, and crafted a vision in which the rights of all libyans would be respected. libyans held elections and built new institutions. and began to move forward after decades of dictatorship. chris stevens loved his work. he took pride in the country he served. he saw dignity in the people that he met. two weeks ago he traveled to benghazi to review plans to establish a new cultural center and modernize a hospital. that is one of america's compound came under attack. along with three of his colleagues, chris was killed, in the city he helped save. he was 52 years old. i tell you this story because chris stevens embodied the best of america. like his fellow foreign service officers, he build bridges across cultures and was deeply invested in the international cooperation that the united nations represents. he acte
PBS
Sep 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
explore the pressures on a public school system in a city that's unexpectedly benefiting from economic good times. ray suarez has our story from north dakota. >> reporter: there is no better economic view in the u.s. than the one seen from above williston, north dakota. a rapidly expanding oil boom has taken root below, bringing with it widespread prosperity and an unemployment rate that sits at just 1%. this city's fortunes are in stark contrast to most of the nation. real estate is profitable. blue collar jobs are abundant. and much of the globe, including asia, the middle east and europe, is investing in the local economy. but as opportunities and new residents pour in, it is clear that williston, home to 12 thousand people just a few years ago, is dramatically changing. >> we probably have already doubled in size in the last three years. >> reporter: tom rolfstad was born and raised here and he is now in charge of the city's economic development. >> it's very conceivable that within three years well be 50,000 people and within five or seven years we could be 100,000 people. it's ju
PBS
Sep 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
for control of the northern city of aleppo intensified as rebels made their broadest push yet to drive assad's forces out. heavy clashes were reported with government troops firing tank and mortar shells, while rebels fought back with heavy machine guns, mortars and rocket- propelled grenades. it was the heaviest fighting the city has seen in two months. in iraq, some 80 inmates, including al qaeda militants, escaped from a prison. the jailbreak happened overnight in tikrit after several convicts seized weapons from a prison storeroom. they clashed with security guards for hours before overpowering them and breaking free. a dozen people were killed, including ten guards. iraqi officials said 36 of the inmates were later recaptured. police in minneapolis said the gunman in an office shooting yesterday had been fired hours before he killed four people and then himself. another of the shooting victims died in the hospital today. last evening, dozens of police and swat team officials swarmed a minneapolis neighborhood after a man opened fire at a sign- making business. the company's owner and a
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